SwimSwam Podcast

SwimSwam Podcast: Jack Roach on Creating the National Junior Team

Roach reminisced on some of his favorite memories on building the national junior team, which he was the director of from 2008-2013

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SwimSwam Podcast: Jordan Wolfrum on the Differences of Coaching Men and Women

Wolfrum dove deep on a number of topics and the wisdom that she’s gained throughout her coaching journey thus far was evident

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SwimSwam Podcast: Shaine Casas on How Swimming in Austin Changed his Life

Casas delved into his past, explaining how he spent a life-changing summer in Austin training at Nitro while living with now-A&M teammate Ethan Gogulski. 

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SwimSwam Podcast: Aaron Peirsol Breaks Down The Super Suit Era

We spoke with Aaron about the past, present, and future of swimming, in terms of the sport itself as well as swimming as a business

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SwimSwam Podcast: What Would Janet Evans Give All Her Olympic Medals To Do?

Janet described running the Olympic torch to Muhammed Ali at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Evans says it was by far the best moment in her Olympic career

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SwimSwam Podcast: Calypso Sheridan on Future in USA, Past in AUS

Calypso says that although she’s not totally sure, she think’s she’ll return to Northwestern to finish her senior year without Kipp

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SwimSwam Podcast: Katinka Hosszu Explains Brutal Origin Story of “Iron Lady”

Hosszu talks us through her age group days in Hungary, AKA swimming boot camp, and her successes and failures once she came to the US and USC.

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SwimSwam Podcast: What the NCAA DI System Can Learn From DIII

Franklin coaches explained how their college balances academics and athletics, and we discussed what a DI program might be able to adapt from that model.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Carson Foster Reveals His All-Time Top 3 Swims

Namely, he gave us his Top 3 swims All-Time that HE HAS SWUM as well as Top 3 HE HAS WITNESSED, with accompanying race videos

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SwimSwam Podcast: How Getting Kicked Off the Team Changed Jason Lezak’s Career

At UCSB that Lezak made a big jump times wise, but also made a regression in attitude. This ultimately led to him being kicked off the team at one point

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SwimSwam Podcast: Training at the Olympic Training Center During Quarantine

We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center

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Rowdy Gaines On COVID And The 2021 Olympics: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Three-time Olympic Champion and NBC Sports Voice of Swimming, Rowdy Gaines, drops in on this Gold Medal Minute takeover of the SwimSwam Podcast.

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SwimSwam Podcast: The Best Home Workout Setup You’ve Seen

I’d say as far as at-home dryland setups, Adam’s has to rival the best of the best, with full racks of kettlebells, TRX bands, and more

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SwimSwam Podcast: Gary Hall Jr. on Olympic Experience: “I hate the spotlight”

Olympic legend Gary Hall Jr discussed his Olympic experience, what his training was like throughout his career, and dealing with the spotlight.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Kieran Smith Breaks Down 4:06 500 Free

We also dove deep into what it takes to swim a perfect 400m freestyle and how swimming might be able to break the magical barrier of 3:40 in that race.

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